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04-04-2014, 03:54 AM
Replies: 145
Views: 15,047
Posted By bucketboy

The Awsomatix is a great car and it has some very...

The Awsomatix is a great car and it has some very clever design features but it is not a "game changer" shaft drive v belt drive has been done to death, both have advantages and the new FFG may have...
04-02-2014, 12:40 PM
Replies: 120
Views: 23,565
Posted By bucketboy

I agree, there needs to be conformity, its easy...

I agree, there needs to be conformity, its easy to check the cars weight, hieght width ect but IMO motor classes are in themselves the cause of a problem. The power of a 17.5 blinky is limited,...
04-02-2014, 02:07 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 4,777
Posted By bucketboy

The rest are the same for a very good reason its...

The rest are the same for a very good reason its tried and tested. The TC4 was a POS (TC3 was much better and way ahead of any thing else at the time) Although the Asomematix is a great car,...
04-02-2014, 01:34 AM
Replies: 19,906
Views: 2,544,416
Posted By bucketboy

0 degrees is fine if you have a "point and shoot"...

0 degrees is fine if you have a "point and shoot" type driving style, it gives good traction but I cant drive like that so always run anti-squat, it aids maintain cornerspeed, I can apply throttle...
03-31-2014, 12:39 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 6,313
Posted By bucketboy

yeah it will be ok, it will spin faster but live...

yeah it will be ok, it will spin faster but live less
03-31-2014, 12:26 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 12,161
Posted By bucketboy

Yes it can, I have a nice set up on my 1/10 TC...

Yes it can, I have a nice set up on my 1/10 TC but it lacked a little in the chicane, tried altering all the usual roll centre and droop setting ect to get a bit more speed but it would loose out...
03-31-2014, 11:41 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 692
Posted By bucketboy

problem with the sensor lead? edit, beat...

problem with the sensor lead?


edit, beat me too it
03-28-2014, 01:39 AM
Replies: 2,320
Views: 450,378
Posted By bucketboy

The track width does have an effect on load. The...

The track width does have an effect on load. The outside wheel travels further than the inside, the wider the wheels are apart the more that disparity in distance, running on high grip surface with a...
03-27-2014, 02:21 AM
Replies: 2,320
Views: 450,378
Posted By bucketboy

Frustating when things break for no obvious...

Frustating when things break for no obvious reason and the fact that yours break in the same place would suggest a weakness in that area, that said I have not seen any breakages despite some big...
03-26-2014, 02:18 AM
Replies: 2,320
Views: 450,378
Posted By bucketboy

The durability of the Xray is one of the key...

The durability of the Xray is one of the key reasons why I run one, I have never broken a shaft, nor seen one broken but have seen many big hits.

I wonder if there was a bad batch of shafts and...
03-14-2014, 01:49 AM
Replies: 2,320
Views: 450,378
Posted By bucketboy

I have come up with a simple but easy way of...

I have come up with a simple but easy way of marking the hole positions.

First I cut the posts down to length, then I drilled a 1mm hole in the dead centre in the top of the two rear mounts. Mark...
03-09-2014, 04:33 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 563
Posted By bucketboy

Consistancy

Reading through posts there is a lot of referance to consistancy, such as "was able to run cosistant lap times" or "the car was consistant thoughout the race" but what is the actual measurement of...
02-25-2014, 12:48 PM
02-14-2014, 07:14 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,203
Posted By bucketboy

At 5 years old it already feels natural, leave...

At 5 years old it already feels natural, leave him to get on with it, or get him a sticky, there are a lot of very fast drivers using them (still most popular by far in the UK).

Bb
02-12-2014, 02:35 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 3,695
Posted By bucketboy

If the rain over the UK doesn't stop soon I be...

If the rain over the UK doesn't stop soon I be buying an R/C boat for him to race around the track :eek:

Bb
02-11-2014, 03:23 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 3,695
Posted By bucketboy

Thanks, you understand exactly what I'm trying...

Thanks, you understand exactly what I'm trying to do.

We raced both 4wd and 2wd buggies for 15years before moving to TC so I know what they are about, I'm just not up to date with the latest...
02-10-2014, 04:15 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 3,695
Posted By bucketboy

Thanks guys, he already has an HPI bullet flux...

Thanks guys, he already has an HPI bullet flux that he controls pretty well but understeer is awful so trying to get around a track at anything faster than a snails pace takes some doing. I want to...
02-10-2014, 11:58 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 3,695
Posted By bucketboy

What 4wd buggy

OK, I know is a dumb question with no diffinitive answer but here goes anyway.

I have been racing r/c my son for 25 years and it is still great to be able to get out together but it has been a...
02-10-2014, 01:04 AM
Replies: 2,320
Views: 450,378
Posted By bucketboy

Yes it was a firm bumper, it seemed like a good...

Yes it was a firm bumper, it seemed like a good idea at the time, not so good when I had to buy a new transponder because the wire got cut where they exit the epoxy that coats the curcuit board,...
02-09-2014, 01:28 PM
Replies: 2,320
Views: 450,378
Posted By bucketboy

I put mine there but took a big hit, the force...

I put mine there but took a big hit, the force pushed the transponder back chopping off both wires against front wishbone mount.

Bb
02-08-2014, 02:52 AM
Replies: 9,747
Views: 1,981,999
Posted By bucketboy

Me, the last one for a simple reason, many of the...

Me, the last one for a simple reason, many of the indoor venues I race are sports halls, they tend not to have the best lighting making it difficult to see overly elaborate colour schemes. The...
02-08-2014, 01:10 AM
Replies: 5,637
Views: 976,767
Posted By bucketboy

Pardon?

Pardon?
02-07-2014, 12:07 PM
Replies: 2,320
Views: 450,378
Posted By bucketboy

and durango's orange drive shafts

and durango's orange drive shafts
02-01-2014, 02:32 PM
Replies: 9,747
Views: 1,981,999
Posted By bucketboy

ingenious but simple:nod:

ingenious but simple:nod:
01-28-2014, 08:32 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,301
Posted By bucketboy

The Schuey generates more grip on low traction...

The Schuey generates more grip on low traction surfaces than just about anything else, very good in the wet.



I'd go for the serpent.

Bb
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